Education to Suit Your Lifestyle
Juggling commitments can be challenging, but with more options now available to Canadians, it is possible to make continuing education a reality.
Depending on what type of program you choose, you can attend university or college on a part-time or full-time basis. Part-time studies offer flexibility for people who are working, have a family or have other time constraints.
If day classes conflict with your schedule, ask about evening courses and programs. Many community groups, colleges and universities have night or weekend classes for students who work during the day.
You can also take correspondence classes, distance education or online courses and learn from home through the Internet, cable TV, online discussion forums and telephone tutorials are some ways you can learn from home.
- Distance Education
- Learn about distance education and search through thousands of distance education courses offered by Canadian colleges, universities and other academic institutions.
- Program Search / Post-Secondary Education Program Search
- Get detailed application and admission information as well as program profiles and requirements for Canadian colleges, universities and CEGEPs.
- CEGEP, College and University Search
- Search for post-secondary institutions by province, institution type, language or key word.
- Provincial and Territorial Departments of Education
- Visit your provincial or territorial department of education for information on adult learning options, such as how to get your high school diploma, professional certifications or a degree. Your department of education may have information on getting money for your education and taking apprenticeship programs and it can also help with your job search or using career planning tools.
Want to learn more? Discover how continuing education can work for you.